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  • Saturday, September 9th 2023 - 10:19 UTC

    At least 46 people still missing in post-cyclone southeastern Brazil

    Acting President Geraldo Alckmin will visit the area on Sunday

    Brazilian authorities said Friday that at least 46 people were missing after a devastating cyclone hit the southeastern State of Rio Grande do Sul since early Monday, where already 41 casualties have been reported. The federal government also pledged R$ 800 (US$167) for each of the over 3,000 people who have lost their homes to the storm.

  • Wednesday, July 19th 2023 - 09:50 UTC

    Alckmin highlights the importance of the semiconductor industry

    “Semiconductors are in everyday life, from video games to the war industry,” said VP Alckmin, who is also Minister of Development, Industry, Foreign Trade, and Services

    Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin stressed Tuesday that his country should bet on the development of the local semiconductor industry while speaking favorably about the reindustrialization process undertaken by the new government since Jan. 1.

  • Thursday, June 22nd 2023 - 11:02 UTC

    Brazilian Gov't picks Bolsonaro's last FM for Ottawa embassy

    França was Bolsonaro's Foreign Minister from April 2021 to December 2022

    With the endorsement of Acting President Geraldo Alckmin, Brazil's Government Wednesday sent the name of former Foreign Minister Carlos França to the Senate to be appointed ambassador to Canada, it was published in the Diário Oficial da União (DOU - Official Gazette).

  • Tuesday, May 16th 2023 - 03:01 UTC

    Brazil and UK agree to speed up poultry trade with de-bureaucratization

    Brazil's vice-president and Minister of Development, Industry, Commerce and Services, Geraldo Alckmin, announced UK’s endorsement of the process

    Brazil's vice president and Minister of Development, Industry, Commerce, and Services, Geraldo Alckmin, announced the UK’s endorsement for the de-bureaucratization of chicken exports from Brazil, in which poultry meat exporters will have zero cost when it comes to the issuing of market Certificates of Origin.

  • Thursday, April 13th 2023 - 11:19 UTC

    Alckmin says Brazil's trade with neighbors should come first

    “We have to start with our neighbors,” said Alckmin, who added that thence Lula's first trip as President was to Argentina and Uruguay

    Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin, in charge of the South American country due to President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's trip to China, insisted Wednesday on the importance of increasing trade with Latin America, Xinhua reported.

  • Saturday, April 1st 2023 - 09:36 UTC

    Brazilian President's trip to China rescheduled for April 11

    Lula (right) and Vice President Alckmin worked Friday at the presidential residence

    After Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva canceled his trip to China last weekend due to health issues, the South American country's authorities confirmed Friday that a new date had been set: April 11, Agencia Brasil reported. Also in April, Lula will travel to Portugal.

  • Wednesday, January 4th 2023 - 21:16 UTC

    Brazilian VP says tax reform key to reindustrialization

    Brazil needs to become “the great protagonist of the global decarbonization process,” Alckin also said

    Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin insisted Tuesday that reshaping the country's tax scheme was vital to the reindustrialization of South America's largest economy.

  • Wednesday, December 28th 2022 - 08:38 UTC

    Tebet to head Brazil's future Planning Ministry

    It was reported that Senator Tebet would have preferred Social Development or Environment

    Former Presidential candidate and Senator Simone Tebet, who endorsed Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the Oct. 30 runoff against the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, has reportedly accepted to become Brazil's next Planning Ministry, according to press reports published Tuesday in Brasilia. The official announcement is to be made Wednesday.

  • Tuesday, December 13th 2022 - 09:57 UTC

    Lula, Alckmin given their diplomas by TSE

    TSE's Chief Alexandre De Moraes certified Lula's victory

    Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Monday gave Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Geraldo Alckmin their credentials as President- and Vice President-elect, thus making their Oct. 30 win official.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2022 - 22:00 UTC

    Car sales in Brazil affected by pro-Bolsonaro demonstrations

    Roadblocks have been detrimental to the distribution of unused cars to dealers nationwide, de Leite explained

    Brazil's National Association of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (Anfavea) has reported this week that sales of brand-new cars fell in the past few days as demonstrators took to the streets in several cities nationwide claiming that incumbent President Jair Boolsonaro had defeated Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva in the Oct. 30 runoffs, thus contradicting the announcement by the Superior Electoral Court (TSE).